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Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich commemorated the 100th anniversary of the World War One Armistice with poignant displays of what the significant anniversary means to them.

Activities across college culminated with a display of 1,400 crosses made by construction students and laid out by countryside students on the college’s main lawn to spell the words ‘Thank You’.

Pay your respects on Nantwich Square at Remembrance Day centenary

Pay your respects on Nantwich Square at Remembrance Day centenary

People will pack the streets of Nantwich tomorrow to pay their respects on the centenary of the end of World War One.

And today we publish a list of those men from Nantwich who gave their lives between 1914-1918.

November 10, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Malbank School to remember ex pupil 100 years after his World War One death

Malbank School to remember ex pupil 100 years after his World War One death

The family of a soldier killed in World War One will be at Malbank School in Nantwich for a moving memorial ceremony, 100 years after his death.

A War Memorial outside the school on Welsh Row details the death of Private Griffiths, who was a former Malbank pupil, during the Great War.

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.

Brine Leas pupils tell story of visit to World War One Battlefields

Brine Leas pupils tell story of visit to World War One Battlefields

Two Brine Leas School pupils in Nantwich embarked on a moving visit with their teacher to the World War One Battlefields as part of a Government scheme.

Here, George Clark and Elizabeth Smith write about their experience.

November 25, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Review: Powerful drama ‘Birdsong’ at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Powerful drama ‘Birdsong’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Marking the 100th anniversary of World War 1, Birdsong at Crewe Lyceum is an incredibly poignant and touching production.

Adapted from Sebastian Faulks’ novel by Rachel Wagstaff, the play tells the story of ‘Stephen’, a young English soldier and his continuous search for ‘Isabelle’, the love of his life.

Nantwich Museum to host two talks in March

Nantwich Museum to host two talks in March

Nantwich Museum has two talks taking place in March.

On Saturday 14 March, Rev John Whitehead will speak on The Staffordshire Hoard and the Realm of Mercia.

Nantwich Mayor visits Raunheim to commemorate World War One

Nantwich Mayor visits Raunheim to commemorate World War One

The Mayor of Nantwich travelled to Raunheim in Germany to help cement a link between two towns – and pay tribute to victims of World War One.

Cllr Christine Farrall visited Raunheim to take part in a commemoration event to mark the centenary of the Great War.

November 19, 2014 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Remembrance Day will take on a special poignancy for a governor at a primary school near Nantwich when three generations of his family mark the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Fred Wright, chair of the governors at Sound Primary, will remember the fallen, including his own uncle and nine other pupils from the small rural school.

November 7, 2014 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, News
Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

A Nantwich war hero who earned the Victoria Cross is to have a commemorative stone laid in his honour. Stanley Henry Boughey will be remembered in the town as part of the World War 1 centenary events in 2014.

September 10, 2013 4 comments Human Interest, Hurleston & Barbridge, Latest